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Get rid of all the clickbait YouTube video thumbnails

Clickbait Remover for YouTube is a browser extension for Google Chrome that removes clickbait video thumbnails on the video hosting and streaming site. Update: A port is now also available for Firefox. […]

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Windows Defender has a market share of 50%

Microsoft integrated the security solution Windows Defender Antivirus deeply in the Windows operating system. It is enabled by default on the company's Windows 10 operating system so that it can protect devices […]

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Linux Mint 19.2 is out

The Linux Mint team released a new version of the Linux distribution on August 2, 2019. Linux Mint 19.2 is already available in the three supported flavors Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. The […]

tomboy-ng is a note taking app for Windows, macOS and Linux

tomboy-ng is a note taking app for Windows, macOS and Linux

If you want to jot down notes quickly, you shouldn't use notepad or Wordpad in most cases. It's better to use a note taking application and there are plenty of these to […]

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Blast from the Past: Nirsoft's CurrPorts

We are revisiting great applications in this series that we reviewed in the past. In this episode of Blast from the Past: Nirsoft's CurrPorts application. We reviewed the freeware CurrPorts back in […]

How to enable the swipe keyboard in iPadOS 3

How to enable the swipe keyboard in iPadOS

Typing on the iPad has never been easy. It's a heavy device, and when you hold it in one hand, there is a giant keyboard on the screen which isn't designed for […]

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Chrome 76: no more https or www in address bar

Google Chrome users who upgraded the stable version of the web browser to the recently released Chrome 76 version may have noticed that Chrome does not display https or www anymore in […]

Xtreme Download Manager is an open source download accelerator

Xtreme Download Manager is an open source download accelerator for Windows, macOS and Linux

Most people prefer to use their browser's built-in download manager. Whether you're using Firefox, Edge, Chrome, or something else, a basic tool to manage downloads is always included. The built-in download manager […]

Ghacks Deals: Qlearly Premium: Lifetime Subscription (just $19.99)

Qlearly is a browser extension for Google Chrome,  Mozilla Firefox and Opera (Brave and Safari also listed as compatible or coming soon) designed to improve bookmarking and tab management. You may import […]

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Skype for Business Online will be retired in 2021

Microsoft announced on July 31, 2019 that it will retire Skype for Business Online on July 31, 2021. The company intents to move Skype for Business Online customers over to Teams, an […]

How to set up a VPN in iOS

How to set up a VPN in iOS manually

Earlier we told you how to configure custom DNS and Apple Safari in iOS. Continuing with our security focused tutorials, we are going to teach you how to set up a VPN […]

CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

One of the most useful features in Microsoft Office and Google Docs is editing documents online and collaborating with other authors in real-time. But what about the privacy of the services? Local […]

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About Security Intelligence Updates for Microsoft Defender

If you administrate systems protected by Windows Defender, the default antivirus solution that is included in Windows, you may have noticed that Windows Update downloaded a definitions update called Security Intelligence Update […]

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ProgCop is a straightforward application firewall for Windows

ProgCop is a free open source program for Microsoft Windows devices to block certain programs from accessing the Internet. The program uses an approach to allow all connections by default; the administrator […]

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Tiny Windows Calculator and on-top functionality coming

Windows Calculator is a popular application that is included as a native tool in all versions of the Windows operating system. Microsoft released Windows Calculator's source recently, and the program is now […]

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Buttercup is an open source password manager for Windows, macOS, Linux, Firefox and Chrome

There is no shortage in supply when it comes to password managers, but not all of them are open source. Buttercup is a free password manager, which is open source and offers […]

Ghacks Deals: The Ultimate Cisco Networking Expert Certification Training Bundle

The Ultimate Cisco Networking Expert Certification Training Bundle is, you guessed it, a big eLearning bundle to learn skills needed to ace several Cisco networking certification exams. While designed primarily for taking […]

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How to download and install Windows updates manually

Most home devices that run a version of Microsoft's Windows operating system are updated using Windows Update. Windows Update is a comfortable solution to install patches for the operating system with minimal […]